ISMSCON 2008: MakroCare Director of Statistics Dr. Grace felicitated with Prof. P.V. Sukhatme Award

HYDERABAD:┬áIndian Society for Medical Statistics organised 26th Annual Conference “ISMSCON 2008” at Hotel Arif Castle, Nainital on 7th to 9th November 2008. MakroCare proud sponsor of the Gifts to the ISMSCON 2008 delegates and arranged an Exhibition Booth to explore about our services, infrastructure facilities available and future plan etc.

MakroCare take pleasure to let you know that one of our Director of Statistics Dr. Grace Maria Antony was felicitated with the Prof. P.V.Sukhatme Award for her best paper published on the topic of Nutritional Statistics for her article in the journal of Public Health. The title of the article was “A composite index to explain variations in poverty, health, nutritional status and standard of living: Use of multivariate statistical methods” (Authors: Grace Maria Antony and K. Visweswara Rao) (The abstracts are available at Public Health, vol. 121,Issue 8, August 2007, pages 578-587,, doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2006.10.018)

The highlights of the scientific sessions were Statistical techniques and application in Bio medical research, issues in clinical trials, epidemiology and reproductive and child health. MakroCare team interacted with Biostatisticians, Medical professionals and also with Pharma and industry personal and made our presence more visible to the scientific community in India. We have received a number of offers for collaboration for our future course of work. A number of Senior Statisticians and medical professionals expressed their interest to work with MakroCare. Few Biostatistics students from Manipal Medical College expressed their interest to do projects with MakroCare as well as to get trained from MakroCare.

About Makrocare:
MakroCare,a global clinical services firm, provides clinical research support to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. The company offers site selection, patient recruitment, project and data management, clinical monitoring, quality assurance, medical writing, PMS/PharmacoVigilance, biometrics, and regulatory assistance. MakroCare has offices in USA (New Jersey, Illinois, Pennsylvania), Asia (India) and Europe (Frankfurt).